This project involved an experimental planting of 600 trees and shelters on 2.1 acres of riparian land along Crum Creek in Paoli, Pa. The project was designed to test the effectiveness of 5-foot, coarse mesh shelters on seedling growth and survivorship.
Funded by: TreeVitalize Watersheds, a partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society
Principal Investigator: Bernard W. Sweeney
Collaborators: Willistown Conservation Trust; Chester Ridley Crum Watersheds Association
Project Year: 2016